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  • Normally a Railway employee is employed throughout his service on the same Railway or Railway establishment to which he is posted on first appointment.
  • A Railway employee claim as a matter of right to be transferred to any other Railway establishment.

 

Types of Transfer

  • On Administrative Grounds
  1. Simple Transfer.
  2. Promotions.
  3. reduction in establishment.
  4. Punishment.
  • On the request of employee
  1. One way transfer.
  2. Mutual Transfer.

In Administrative interest

  • Whenever transfer is in administrative interest, seniority is not lost.
  • Trade union office bearers not to be transferred without agreement of union concerned except in cases of Vigilance cases, promotion, legal requirement etc.
  • SC/ST may normally be transferred at stations where they can be provided with quarters or to home station.
  • Employees with children having hearing impairment or multiple disability who apply may be considered for posting in the same state to the extant possible.
  • To avoid fraud in transfers Railway Board has laid down a procedure which requires submission of as many copies of application as the officials/levels through which it has to move with a photo of the employee in each.

Own Request

  • In case of Transfer at one’s own request to a new seniority unit the employee gets the bottommost seniority on the day of joining new station.
  • If the transfer takes place within the same seniority unit the seniority will be maintained.
  • Service rendered in the old unit will count as Qualifying Service for promotion in the new unit provided  (i)he is otherwise eligible for selection to the post as per extant rules. (ii)The category in which he was working in the old unit is an eligible category for selection in the new unit also. (iii)The service so allowed to be counted does not exceed the length of service of immediate senior in the new unit.

Mutual Transfer

  • In case of Mutual Transfer both the employees gets the seniority of junior of them.
  • Request for backtracking of mutual transfer shall not be entertained.

Periodical Transfers

  • Certain posts are identified as sensitive in view of the Railway employee coming into contact with public /contractors or handling pay bills/passes etc.
  • These categories of Railwaymen will be transferred after 4 years of service in a station.
  • The categories include ASMs(excluding those posted at way side stations), Stock verifiers, JE/SE(Works and Permanent Way) in charge of Stores, dealing with Contractors.

Ticket Checking Staff

  • Ticket Checking Staff indulging in malpractices is sent on Inter Railway/Inter Divisional Transfer as a matter of policy. General Manger will review DAR cases of those staff let off on ‘Censure’ on merit of each case and decide if transfer ordered be canceled or not.

Supervisors directly connected with the safety of train operations

  • Supervisors directly connected with the safety of train operations be transferred as recommended by CRS after review of their past performance based on merit of each case.

Transfer of Staff to IRCTC

  • All Group C and D employees working in various catering/vending unit has been transferred to IRCTC along with their posts.
  • Those staff who opt to revert back shall be considered as surplus and treated as such.

NF Railway

  • Group A officers initially allotted to NF Railway shall be considered for transfer out of NFR after putting 8 years of service.
  • On completion of tenure they can submit 3 choices of Railway/Units of their preference and efforts will be made to accommodate their choice subject to administrative feasibility.

 

Comments

If the other party has

If the other party has withdrawn , nothing can be done. Find another personis the only solution.

sir i m working as

sir i m working as OS(Personnel) in Nanded Division. i applied for mutual transfer with OS(Medical) of Bhusawal Division. my mutual transfer application was approved by DRM/NED but CPO/SC not approved the same stating both the employees from different dept. whereas number of mutual transfer were considered between deferent dept. in ministerial category. but CPO/SC no agreed.

sir please help me. what i do? please please please sir.

We are posted at the same sta

We are posted at the same station .                                                                                                                                                                           my wife is working as nursing sister in divisional railway hospital and has got her M.A.C.P in 2011.                       Now she has been promoted as  Matron and is being  transferred to another unit .Does not the rule of husband and wife to be posted at the same station .Cant the others promoted  at the  same time be posted in place of me.

You can ask for a transfer on

You can ask for a transfer on this account. See here: http://indianrailwayemployee.com/content/posting-husband-and-wife-same-s...

 

i am railway employ working

i am railway employ working since four years and my wife working state govt job as a teacher. i had applied request for transfer in spouse ground but compent authorty has rejected my request due  to shortage of staff.how much time will separate of my wife and what can i do ? is there any time bound  solve this case ?

sir, please let me know all

sir,
please let me know all the requirements needed for mutual transfer

Sir, We have joined as

Sir,

We have joined as Tr.JE/Mech. on 10.03.2010 and after completion of 18 months training we are posted as JE/Mech on 10.09.2011. Actually our LDCE selection was held and a panel was published on 14.02.2005 in which there was wrong method was used and we go to CAT/Kolkata and a Judgement was passed in favour of us by Hon'ble CAT in the yr. 2009, that old panel will quash and new panel will be done according to CATs order. But the candidates who are selected wrongly are kept under Adhoc JE/Mech in separate pocket. Now I want to know that our seniority is counted from which date, whether from that date from which ad-hock candidates are joined in JE/Mech that is 14.02.2005 or 10.09.2011. And one more thing that 06 (six) candidates are continuing from 2005 to till date who are selected in earlier panel and new panel also.

Please reply immediately.

Thank you,

How they continue asJE when

How they continue asJE when CAT order it be annuled? Your seniority cont from the day you taken up independant duty after training.

Sir, Whether it is

Sir,

Whether it is agreed/possible by the competent authority for mutual transfer between DR and LDCE/ Promotee. If possible please mention Railway Board latest Rule.         

Is there a new "Transfer

Is there a new "Transfer Rule" for doctors , which states the following :
"A doctor transferred on administrative
ground inspite of his/her unwillingness will serve at least 2
yrs. at the place of transfer and again he/she can be
re-transferred to his/her place of choice depending upon the
circumstances prevailing at that time."
 

Is there any rule wherein a

Is there any rule wherein a Railway Employee holding Sr. Section Engineer post "can not" be transferred before 4 years of term completion at one station/section ? Looking forward for the reply.

 

Thank you,

Satya

There is no such rule.

There is no such rule.

  Thank you for the previous

 

Thank you for the previous reply !

Here is another question which follow ups the first question: With 2 years and 4 months of service remaining, is there a way to cancel the transfer orders to remain in the home town ? Currently the reason for transfer they say is long standing.  Please advice.

 

Thanks,

Satya

Is there a new "Transfer

Is there a new "Transfer Rule" for doctors , which states the following :

"A doctor transferred on administrative
ground inspite of his/her unwillingness will serve atleast 2
yrs. at the place of transfer and again he/she can be
re-transferred to his/her place of choice depending upon the
circumstances prevailing at that time."
 

Kindly reply.

Respected Sir, I was

Respected Sir,
I was appointed as commercial clerk,Bangalore division(SWR) under sports quota from April 2009,and i have 5 year bond period from the date of appointment,i would like to transfer from SBC division to TVC division(SR), because my husbend was working as office Clerk under TVC division.
So please help me sir how can i transfer from SWR to SR.and any chance to transfer from this bond, period give me any solution.

dear sir,     I am a

dear sir,

    I am a Advocate. I want to know in which condition I employee can take transfer and what is the processors. pls. tell me in detail because my brother in law is suffering for transfer. He is a clerk of DMR office in ambala cantt. He is basically belong from Kalka. He wants to take transfer nearest station of kalka. He got job before eight month. He is also suffering from  a diseases. He can not go to ambala Cantt. daily for job. Pls. sir our family tens about him. Please about us what we can.   

Transfer can be requested by

Transfer can be requested by an employee for any reason. If it is possible from the administrative point of view it is sanctioned.

If your brother wants transfer in same Division it is easier. Just give request to the controlling divisional officer who will consider the request subject to the vacancies.

DEAR SIR,     IN CASE WHAT IS

DEAR SIR,

    IN CASE WHAT IS THE ROLE OF DMR. CAN HE TRANSFER MY BROTHER TO KALKA. CAN HE MAKE OBSTACLE IN THE WAY OF TRANSFER. CAN I MEET  CONTROLLING DIVISIONAL OFFICER EASILY. WHERE I HAVE TO GO FOR MEETING?

You can meet divisional

You can meet divisional officer concerned..

sir iam working as dresser

sir iam working as dresser gr 1 for since 12 years till now i dint got any promotion or upgrade in my grade pay last 12 years am in the pay of 2800 ...what i should do for getting promotions

 

 Promotion depends on

 Promotion depends on vacancies and your seniority position. But you should get one MACP. Represnt the matter to Divisional authorities.

I want to know , whether any

I want to know , whether any appeal sent to GM / Chairman-Railway Board by  mother/father/husband/wife of a railway employee for revoking his/her transfer are noticed / read  by the addressed person .Do they at all take any actions  on the appeal ?

That depends on the officer

That depends on the officer concerned. Some of the officers give due consideration to the request.

sir   i have passed 2nd stage

sir 

 i have passed 2nd stage written exam of gg/ecrc .   doc. ver. will 23 July . i want to know that what is require in medical  A2 /C1 level        

    another query is  about ecrc . i have vani certificate.  it is  issued by akashwani delhi . is any preference will be given by   railway  for ecrc post for having this certificate?

  A2 medical is more

 

A2 medical is more difficult than C1. See this article for more details: http://indianrailwayemployee.com/content/medical-examination-candidates-appointment-non-gazetted-railway-services

No preference is given to this Vani certificate.

I'd like to know whether an

I'd like to know whether an unlawful / wrong transfer can be challenged in the court of law / CAT

Any order can be challenged

Any order can be challenged in Court/CAT.

Thanks for your prompt

Thanks for your prompt reply.

I want to know , whether any appeal sent to GM / Chairman-Railway Board by  mother/father/husband/wife of a railway employee ,are noticed / read  by the addressed person .Do they at all take any actions  on the appeal ?

it depends on the officer

it depends on the officer concerned. Some read, some dont.

Dear Sir, My Q. regarding

Dear Sir,

My Q. regarding Transfer of railway employee: If spouse/wife of a railway employee is working in Cen.Govt.Undertaking, then can husband get transferred to nearest railway station to wife's posting place.?Will he get priority in transfer.

Thanks

sir kindly tell me may i

sir kindly tell me may i avail my joining time immediately after join at new station

 

Yes, you can.

Yes, you can.

Sir, I am an employee of

Sir,

I am an employee of SER at santragachi Electrical Train Lighting,can I get transfer to NJP in same department.

If yes please let me know the procedure for the same

You can get. If you find an

You can get. If you find an employee who is ready to come to SER in your place it is easier and benefitial for you(see Mutual Transfer above). In this case you dont lose seniority. If you dont apply for one one way transfer. You lose seniority in this case.

In any case apply to your DPO. 

If mutual transfer is applied

If mutual transfer is applied for, can it be rejected at initial stage by concerned authority??? ie. the case cannot be processed further???

 

yes it can be canceled at an

yes it can be canceled at an earlier stage ( in divisional level). if the procedure has gone to zonal level and Approval has been made, the party cannot go for back tracking as per RBE No. 53/2006.

if husband is an employee of

if husband is an employee of ER Railway after that wife 's may be  appointment in SER RAilway.

my question is I  want to join to my wife inER Railway directly. if yest how it is possible

 

if spouse is woking in ER you

if spouse is woking in ER you will get priority for tansfer.

sir I m direct

sir

I m direct racquet  through RRB in 4600 G.P ( section engineer) belongs to OBC .I want inter railway mutual transfer to person who permote but now in same grade (4600 ) and same post but belongs to SC.can its possible 

 Mutual transfer between

 Mutual transfer between different communities are possible only if both are ready to go to recruitment grade. This is not possible in your case as you are direct SE.

Dear Sir, I joined NF railway

Dear Sir,

I joined NF railway as Assistant Station Master in January 2005 on grade pay of 2800 and got promoted on grade pay of 4200 in May 2007 and thus completed 5 years on same pay. Now my transfer is in progress to ECR region. My concern is whether i will get grade pay of 2800 or 4200 as i completed 5 years on same grade pay(4200).  Request you to please suggest on the above.

Thanks,

Ravikant

email: mathuri.ravikant8@gmail.com

 

In the new Zone you will get

In the new Zone you will get GP 2800 only, until you get promoted.

sir, i mentioned in

sir, i mentioned in application form in the identity colum  cut mark on the middle fingure of left held which is minor  marks it can cause any problem sir please reply me

Even if it is minor it is

Even if it is minor it is there. So normally it wont be a problem.

thanks sir

thanks sir

Sir, I m tech. III Diesel

Sir, I m tech. III Diesel shed staff Mech dept and my cast. UR are like to mitual transfer with tech III MECH dept C&W but his cast SC. Can i transfer

Sir, please rpy can mitual

Sir, please rpy can mitual transfer of two diffenent cast UR and SC Possible

Thank you immensely for your

Thank you immensely for your reply,I would like to shed more light on this transfer issue 

a) If the transfer is not happening due to promotion.

b) If the transfer is not happening due to any misconduct or indiscipline.

c) It is a normal inter railway transfer .

In that case also the administrative prerogative will hold?

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